Tour of the Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre
May 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Flamsteed Astronomy Society has been kindly offered a tour of the Globe Collection at the Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre (PPMCC) in Kidbrooke by the curator of the collection Dr Megan Barford. The tour will include some of the Royal Museums Greenwich’s extensive collection of fine celestial globes. These globes have been used to facilitate calculations of the rising and setting of stars.
The visit will take place on the afternoon of Thursday12th May 2022. Two tours have been agreed with the PPMCC each limited to 12 members.
The first tour will start at 2:00pm. If there are more than 12 bookings then a second tour will start at 3:30pm.
The Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre is home to the Royal Museums Greenwich stored collections and state of the art conservation studios.